Friday, April 5, 2019
How they were built: New York Yankees
The Yankees have been plagued with injuries to start 2019, but have a boatload of talent on their roster, made by GM Brian Cashman. This is how they were built.
In July 2009, Sanchez signed as an amateur free agent.
Romine was drafted in the second round in the 2007 draft.
The Yankees acquired Voit along with international signing pool money in July 2018 from the Cardinals for Chasen Shreve and Giovanny Gallegos.
Torres was acquired in July 2016 from the Cubs with Adam Warren, Billy McKinney and Rashad Crawford for Aroldis Chapman.
Wade was fourth round pick in the 2013 draft.
LeMahieu signed a two year deal before 2019.
Bird was a fifth round pick in the 2011 draft.
In August 2012, Estrada signed as an amateur free agent.
Judge was drafted in the first round (32nd overall) in 2013.
Gardner was a third round pick in 2005.
Frazier was acquired from the Indians in July 2016 with Ben Heller, Justus Sheffield and JP Feyreisen for Andrew Miller.
Tauchman was acquired from the Rockies days before Opening Day 2019 for Phillip Diehl.
Tanaka signed as a free agent in January 2014.
Paxton was acquired in November 2018 from the Mariners for Justus Sheffield, Erik Swanson and Dom Thompson-Williams.
Happ was acquired in July 2018 from the Blue Jays for Brandon Drury and Billy McKinney.
German was acquired in December 2014 from the Marlins with Nathan Eovaldi and Garrett Jones for David Phelps, Martin Prado and cash.
Loaisiga was signed in February 2016 as a free agent.
Cessa was acquired in December 2015 from the Tigers along with Chad Green for Justin Wilson.
Tarpley was acquired with Tito Polo in August 2016 from the Pirates for Ivan Nova.
Kahnle was acquired in July 2017 from the White Sox with David Robertson and Todd Frazier for Ian Clarkin, Blake Rutherford, Tyler Clippard and Tito Polo.
Holder was drafted in the sixth round in 2014.
Green was acquired in December 2015 from the Tigers with Luis Cessa for Justin Wilson
Ottavino signed a three year deal with the Yankees in January 2019.
In July 2018, the Yanks acquired Britton from the Orioles for Dillon Tate, Cody Caroll and Josh Rogers
Chapman signed a five year deal with the Yankees in December 2016.
In December 2011, Severino signed as an amateur free agent.
In December 2017, the team acquired Stanton from the Marlins for Starlin Castro, Jose Devers and Jorge Guzman
In December 2008, Sabathia signed as a free agent.
Betances was drafted in the 8th round in 2006.
The Yankees acquired Didi in a three team trade from Arizona. They sent Shane Greene to Detroit.
Andujar was signed in 2011 as an amateur free agent.
Hicks was acquired in November 2015 from the Twins for John Ryan Murphy
Tulowitzki was signed as a free agent this offseason.